Rare footage, new research, and exclusive interviews bring the story of Queen Elizabeth to life.-- description from box. Topics: vhs, Queen Elizabeth, biography Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
byLouis De Rochemont Association; American Foundation for the Blind
From Case: F- 50810 C -1 From WorldCat: Helen Keller plays herself as this film traces her career from birth to age seventy-six, showing in detail how the blind, deaf, and mute child overcame almost insuperable handicaps to become one of the world's great figures. Some of Miss Keller's famous friends appear. Hellen Keller plays herself as this film traces her career from birth to age seventy-six, showing in detail how the blind, deaf, and mute child overcame almost insuperable handicaps... Topics: Blind., Deafness., Biography.
Wild Goose Jack, Reel 1 Reel 2 available here A profile of Jack Miner, once a guide and avid hunter, who became the world's best known conservationist. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Shows the life of Jack Miner who was an illiterate brickmaker and guide, regarded as the deadliest hunt./ia Canada, and becomes the world's best known conservationist. Topics: Educational film, Biography (Persons), Ecology
Hal Holbrook's classic impersonation of Mark Twain is re-created in this interview with the author of some of the most beloved and widely-read works in American literature. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, American literature (United States), United States of America (USA),... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Johnny Appleseed: A Legend of Frontier Life SummaryDiscusses the life of Johnny Appleseed who./anted to improve the world for all living creatures. A story about Johnny Lingo, who bargains for a wife according to the tradition of the island, is used to show the self-worth of an individual is augmented by love and esteem. Grade level: grade school through college adult. Topics: FOLKLORE., Biography., Frontier and Pioneer Life.
Profiles William Penn's early life in England when he opposed parliamentary limitation on freedom of religion. Tells of his conversion to the Quakers and of his plan to found the colony of Pennsylvania. From the Cavalcade of America series Summary An excerpt from the 'CALVALCADE OF AMERICA' television program. Recounts the story of William Penn, who through his father's close association with King Charles II and the Duke of York obtains a grant of land in the American colonies where he... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Penn, William, 1644-1718, Biography (Persons), Television programs,... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Nothing to Fear: The Legacy of FDR The legacy of Franklin D. Roosevelt is detailed by combining present day interviews with historical material. It examines his response to the Great Depression and the radical changes in the role of the federal government under his leadership. Social security, collective bargaining, unemployment compensation and control of financial institutions, all parts of Roosevelt's legacy are examined. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for... Topics: Educational Film, Biography (Persons), United States (1900-1950), Presidents of the United States
I, Leonardo Da Vinci reel 2 Film biography of Leonardo da Vinci, the great Renaissance man, points out the enormous influence of his ideas and innovations as painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, and scientist on the western world. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Explores Da Vinci's intellectual and artistic interests and talents. Depicts the Renaissance period. Topics: Educational Film, Renaissance (1300-1600), Artists, Biography (Persons), Biography (Persons),...
Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad Reel 2 Reel 1 available here Discusses the Underground Railroad, emphasizing the role of Harriet Tubman in the movement and the conflicts and trials involved in a slave's flight to freedom prior to the Civil War. Summary Describes the first 19 trips Mrs. Tubman, a conductor on the Underground Railroad, made into slave territory between 1850 and 1860. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Educational Film, Series: Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad, United States, United States...